SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Sunday, 19 June 2022  - Some links might have expired.

Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

International News

Accuweather
Monsoon to bring beneficial rain, flooding risk to western U.S.

Accuweather
NASA's Perseverance rover investigates 'bacon strip' on Mars

Los Angeles Times
Electric air taxis coming to Los Angeles

The Associated Press
Biden’s optimism collides with mounting political challenges

ABC News
Willow, the Bidens' cat, gets to ride on Marine One to the Rehoboth beach house

The Associated Press
Buttigieg: US may act against airlines on consumers’ behalf

Reuters News Agency
U.S. drone sale to Ukraine hits snag

The Observer
Crypto panic as digital assets follow share prices in a downward spiral

Reuters News Agency
UK must have military capable of fighting in Europe, says CGS - More

The New York Times
It’s Macron vs. the Left in a Fierce Battle for France’s Parliament

CNN News
Western support for Kyiv must not cease, say Jens Stoltenberg and Boris Johnson

Reuters News Agency
NATO warns of long Ukraine war

The Associated Press
In Ukraine, funeral for activist killed and mourned in war

The Associated Press
Russia continues siege of Severodonetsk as morale, desertion concerns grow

The Telegraph
Moscow 'moving front line' to Kharkiv, Ukraine's second city

Reuters News Agency
Russia sending large number of reserve troops to Sievierodonetsk

Reuters News Agency
Russia says eastern attack is going well, strikes Ukraine with missiles - More

CNN News
Putin declares the end of 'the era of the unipolar world'

The Associated Press
How did Russia-Ukraine war trigger a food crisis?

The Associated Press
Russia-West tensions inflame UN debate on Mali peacekeepers

The Observer
Belgium to return Patrice Lumumba’s gold tooth in bid to atone for colonial crimes

The Associated Press
EU: Turkish Cypriots must curb migrants arrivals to Cyprus

The Observer
Network of Syria conspiracy theorists identified

The New York Times
Trump’s Shadow Looms Over Fading Iran Nuclear Talks

CNN News
Islamic State says attack on Sikh temple is revenge for Prophet insults

The Observer
Burning planet: why are the world’s heatwaves getting more intense?

Reuters News Agency
India will start enrolment under new military recruitment plan this month

Reuters News Agency
Duterte's daughter sworn in as Philippines vice president

Reuters News Agency
North Korea deploys national medical teams to battle intestinal epidemic

Reuters News Agency
Internet Explorer's final resting place in South Korea

The Associated Press
Police arrest third suspect in Amazon shooting deaths - More

CNN News
It's never been more dangerous to be a journalist in Mexico

Agence France-Presse
Mike Pence pourrait être convoqué par la commission d’enquête sur l’assaut du Capitole

Agence France-Presse
Une récession aux États-Unis n'est pas « inévitable », affirme la secrétaire au Trésor

Agence France-Presse
Législatives en France : le parti d’Emmanuel Macron perd la majorité absolue - Plus

Agence France-Presse
En Europe, la canicule s’atténue dans le sud et se déplace vers l’est

Agence France-Presse
L’Allemagne revient au charbon pour faire face au manque de gaz russe

Agence France-Presse
Rare déplacement du président Zelenksy dans le sud de l’Ukraine

Agence France-Presse
Zelensky ne doute pas de la victoire; l’OTAN prédit un conflit dans la durée

Agence France-Presse
Le gouverneur de Lougansk, sous le feu, se « prépare au pire »

Agence France-Presse
L’attaque d’un temple sikh fait un mort à Kaboul

Agence France-Presse
Colombie : début du vote au second tour de la présidentielle

International Commentary

Michael S. Schmidt and Maggie Haberman | The New York Times
Despite Growing Evidence, a Prosecution of Trump Would Face Challenges

Juliette Kayyem | The Atlantic
The January 6 Committee Is Giving Trumpers an Off-Ramp

Samuel Moyn | The Washington Post
Counting on the Supreme Court to uphold key rights was always a mistake

Max Hastings | Bloomberg Opinion
Putin May Win in Ukraine, But the Real War Is Just Starting

Jason Horowitz | The New York Times
The metric of the war: Deaths

Doyle McManus | Los Angeles Times
War in Ukraine is a battle of wills and economic pain — and the West is showing fatigue

Jack Watling | The Observer
Ukraine is fighting a grim war of attrition. Only NATO can help change that.

Julia Margaret Zulver | CNN News
Colombia needs a leader who'll implement the peace accord

The Editors | Bloomberg Opinion
Populism Isn’t the Answer to Colombia’s Problems

Lives Lived

Clyde Haberman | The New York Times
Mark Shields has died aged 85 - More

Date modified: